Penelope (Penny), my cat from childhood

I have written before about Buttermilk, my first cat. But I’m surprised I have not made a post yet about Penelope, or Penny, (or Princess Penny) my second cat. I actually knew Penny before I adopted Buttermilk. She was my older cousin’s cat, who had her for many years. I got Buttermilk for my ninthContinue reading “Penelope (Penny), my cat from childhood”

How to show your cat dominance

We’re all familiar about the concept of showing dogs dominance, but what about cats? Many don’t realize that showing dominance is even more important with cats than dogs! It is said that you don’t own your cat — rather, your cat owns you. This holds great truth because cats are not fully domesticated, meaning thatContinue reading “How to show your cat dominance”

Twenty-two of your cat’s greatest pet peeves

My two cats (Venus & Luna) have put together a list of their greatest pet peeves. They said that all cats will relate, and that the humans need to be rightfully educated about all the horrible things they have to put up with. 1. When you leave for work How dare you leave me atContinue reading “Twenty-two of your cat’s greatest pet peeves”

Caturday ~ Thirteen reasons to have a cat

Cats are one of the best animals you can own as a pet. If you disagree, the following reasons will have you convinced! 1. They are adorable – Everyone can agree that cats are cute. Just imagine a litter of kittens in a basket… Awww! 2. They’re crazy – Cats do the weirdest things sometimes, and that’sContinue reading “Caturday ~ Thirteen reasons to have a cat”

Caturday ~ Luna turns six months!!!

My kitten, Luna, turns six months old today!!! My goodness, she has grown so much! Luna is much more well behaved since her three-month birthday! Here and there she still wakes me up in the middle of the night, but much less than she used to! There were some nights when I couldn’t get anyContinue reading “Caturday ~ Luna turns six months!!!”

Caturday ~ Luna turns three months old!

Yesterday, Luna turned three months old! I’ve had her for a month now. It’s been so wonderful having another little kitty around! Venus is also getting used to Luna. They like to play together sometimes. But Luna can get overly aggressive and start attacking when she’s too excited. She is such a sweet kitten! SheContinue reading “Caturday ~ Luna turns three months old!”

Caturday ~ backyard adventure

I’m in NY this weekend at my parents’ house, and I brought Venus! We are headed to NYC this evening to see Jerry Seinfeld standup. Her and Norman will have the house to themselves tonight. I let Venus free roam around the backyard for a little bit since she doesn’t get much outdoor time lately.

Caturday ~ Male vs. Female

Before adopting a cat, it’s important to know if you’d rather have a male or female kitty companion. There are some differences to consider… Male Cat: Males will always be larger in size. More muscular. Tend to roam more and wander further (especially if outdoor cat). Will bond better with females. Typically friendlier and moreContinue reading “Caturday ~ Male vs. Female”

Venus turns three-years old!

Today my precious cat, Venus, turns three! I am so grateful for all of my time with her. She truly enriches my life, lends emotional support, and offers wacky entertainment. Anyone who has ever had a pet knows how strong that bond is. Animals teach us so much about our own wild nature. They offerContinue reading “Venus turns three-years old!”

Kitty’s Favorite Spots

Cats seem to have a knack for finding the strangest places to get comfortable in. Since moving into the apartment, Venus has found a few go-to spots for cat-napping. The closet is actually Venus’s bedroom. She likes to jump up into the cubby and lay down on the second-to-bottom shelf. That way she is upContinue reading “Kitty’s Favorite Spots”